Garden to Market 2017

Garden to Market 2017 starts in June! All interested students in 5th and 8th grade are invited to participate. The registration cost for the 12 week program is $10. The youth horticulture summer program, Garden to Market, begins June 16th and runs through August 30th.  Over the summer there will be a mix days spent […]

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Garden to Market Starts May 25!

Garden to Market 2016 is starting Wednesday, May 25!  All students in grades 5-8 are encouraged to participate.  We will grow a variety of plants in the Hurley K-12 School garden, sell our horticulture products and crafts at the Iron County Farmers Market (Facebook page), and connect with area businesses to explore and build our local […]

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Iron County UWEX Office Doubles in Size!

In a wave of warm summer heat, the Iron County UW-Extension Office has nearly doubled its size!  Please welcome our four 2015 summer interns!! Hello!  My name is Maria Olaru and I’ll be joining the Iron County UW-Extension team for the summer. I will be entering UW-Madison this fall as a junior with a major […]

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G2M Workin’ in the Kitchen

The Garden To Market program has expanded to incorporate food preservation activities this winter. The Family Living Educator, 4H Youth Development Educator and the WNEP coordinator worked together to provide a fun, hands-on food preservation experience for youth participating in G2M. The G2M group enjoyed two evenings working in the kitchen and learning the skills […]

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Our Summer with Iron County UW-Extension

Hi! Our names are Anna Olson and Adrienne Fedora and we are the 2014 Summer Vistas at the UW-Extension office. We have been engaging young people to create a healthy community through biking and other healthy lifestyle activities, including eating nutritious food! TrailBlazers, a 4-H program we coordinated and lead this summer, biked to local […]

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Growing Stronger by Growing Together

Iron County Horticulture Spring Planting The Iron County Horticulture program has been busy this spring! Iron County Horticulturist, Joy Schelble, helped to coordinate several community planting projects in Hurley, Montreal, Mercer, and Bad River.  Many of these projects would not have been possible without the dedication of the regional Master Gardeners and their tireless effort to keep things growing […]

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Iron County Youth “Grow Healthy Futures”

Last summer was an exciting one for fans of gardening in Iron County, despite the late snow melt.  As part of collaboration between several Iron County UW Extension program areas (4H, Family Living, Horticulture, and Community Resource Development) as well as partnerships with public health and human services, the first Iron County Youth Farmers Market […]

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